I tried DA7s in a Loomis for like 30 min - way too trebly and thin. They were out really quick. Not sure if it'll be the same as the ash used in the loomis vs. your sherm is totally diff. They'd cut better in the mahogany 2027 but then they're very similar to the blackouts minus a bit of output power.
I was going to have D-Activators put in my Sii-7, but I sent Mike my Wolfetone rewinds instead. They were sitting around here for months not being used, so I figured I better do something with them :lol:
Im wondering if d activators were designed for a maple neck thru with mahogany wings cause those pickups sort of made the debut in the Ibanez Xiphos. Not that they wont sound amazing in anything else but maybe they sound best in a maple/mahog guitar? In addition, the only guitar I actually like a 707 in is my Loomis.
I have D activators in my 2127X. Sounds great. I removed them from my RG7620M BOL so I could install Blackouts in my RG7620M BOL. The blackouts are sort of too boomy for a mahogany bodied guitar IMO cause one thing they dont lack is bass. Maybe if it was an extended scale it might tighten it up a bit cause they sounded better in the 26.5" scale Schecter ATX I had for a brief period but then again that guitar has an ebony fretboard which for me makes a big difference in tone and attack compared to rosewood.
After having both Blackouts and d activators in my RG7620M BOL, Id say the d activators sounded better in that particular guitar and Im an EMG 81-7 lover if that means anything.
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